Kristi Nixon

07/23/2015 - 11:19pm
FORT DODGE -- Go ahead, name someone who had a better day on Thursday, July 23 than AGWSR's Ashley Sicard. The senior pitcher for the Cougars cranked two two-run home runs, recorded her 1,000th strikeout and pitched a no-hitter. All of that aided her team to its first state title game in three straight attempts with a 9-1 win over upstart team River Valley. "My teammates helped me get to...
07/14/2015 - 11:27am
ACKLEY – With a couple of plays at the plate in the third inning, AGWSR slid its way into the Class 1A regional final game in an eventual 5-1 win over Colo-Nesco on Friday, July 10. The Cougars found themselves in an early 1-0 deficit as their ace, Ashley Sicard, gave up a lead-off double to Hannah Buseman and later a single to Mackenna...
07/14/2015 - 11:23am
CLEAR LAKE – Punch for punch, West Fork and Central Springs traded blows in the Class 2A District 4 baseball opener at Clear Lake, going 10 innings in an eventual 12-7 Panther win. Five lead changes and two ties went into this post-season clash in which Warhawk head coach Lance Thompson could not have asked for more from his team. “...
07/14/2015 - 11:19am
HAMPTON – Consider all of the talent that Hampton-Dumont has boasted in baseball this summer and then consider the fact the first career no-hitter among it came in the final regular season game for spot starter Brandon Westendorf. In fact, Westendorf was one hit batter away from a perfect game against North Butler (8-11) on Thursday, July 9...
07/14/2015 - 11:16am
HAMPTON – It was an adventure in the outfield for Macy Scheideman in the Hampton-Dumont Class 3A regional softball game against South Hardin on Wednesday, July 8. Scheideman admitted that she felt like crying after making some drops that allowed the Tigers (6-17, final) to take a 6-3 lead in the third inning. “Going into the game we...
07/14/2015 - 11:12am
CLEAR LAKE – Round two between North Central Conference nemeses Hampton-Dumont and Clear Lake was all it was billed to be – again. But the Bulldogs didn’t make themselves nearly as comfortable ‘at home’ after a torrential downpour mid-afternoon forced the game from Hampton to Clear Lake in what turned out to be an...
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